PROMISED LAND, The

Latest update on 28/09/2018

Artist: Chuck Berry
Author: Chuck Berry
Label: Chess
Year: 1964

Written in the Springfield, Missouri prison, where he served time for violating the Mann Act. Nadine, Tulane, You Never Can Tell and also No Particular Place To Go were written during those lost years. The Promised Land became a hit in the year the Beatles started raving about him.

Covers:

1971:

Johnnie Allan [Cajun version and a millionseller due to many reissues]

1972:

Dave Edmunds

1972:

Juicy Lucy

1973:

Band

1974:

Elvis Presley [inspired by Johnny Allan's cover]

1974:

James Taylor

1975:

Johnny Hallyday [n°1 Fr as La Terre promise]

1976:

Grateful Dead

1979:

Nick Lowe

1983:

Meat Loaf

1999:

Dale Hawkins

2008:

Jimmy Thackery

2014:

Harry Dean Stanton

2014:

Jerry Lee Lewis

2018:

Jimmy Lafave

It wasn't easy to have all cities lined up correctly in The Promised Land, since roadmaps weren't allowed in prison.

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